Tag Archive: Hadrian´s wall

Memory of a journey – Chesters on Hadrian´s Wall

Memory from our big journey together in April and May 2017 from Chesters on Hadrian´s Wall. The picture above is taken on what once the edge was the Roman Empire at Chesters in Northern England where an… Continue reading

From our journey to the edge of the Roman Empire

The picture above is taken on what once the edge was the Roman Empire at Chesters in Northern England where an cavalry regiment with 500 horses and their riders from northern Spain served… Continue reading

Serene nature

  A serene picture of the photogenic Sycamore Gap at Steel Rigg in Northumberland, England. it is a part of Hadrian´s Wall built by the Romans almost 2000 years ago. A film starring Kevin… Continue reading

Order

When you have a large empire to rule you need to have order and a standard layout was used on most forts in the Roman empire, adapted of course to the place where… Continue reading

Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory in Cumbria in England is built of stones from Hadrian´s wall nearby in 1166. Why waste energy to quarry new stones when you have stones already? Most of the priory was… Continue reading

Steel Rigg

  Walking towards the Sycamore Gap at Steel Rigg we saw these cliffs. At first we followed the steps climbing the cliffs but I felt like I was going to fall over the… Continue reading

From the edge of the Roman Empire

On  the edge of the Roman Empire at Chesters in Northern England an cavalry regiment with 500 horses and their riders from northern Spain served to guard the Roman Empire from the barbarians… Continue reading